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Douglas Mansion

Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
+1 520-634-5381
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Worth the visit

We visited the Douglas Mansion on our first visit to Jerome. We were expecting a tour through a... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Mesa, Arizona
State Museum

The $7 entrance fee (no senior discount) should not detour you. Price is worth admission. Ample... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
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This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great britain” (2 reviews)
Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
+1 520-634-5381

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We visited the Douglas Mansion on our first visit to Jerome. We were expecting a tour through a historical home and it really was more of a museum. You did get a map of the place so you knew what room you were standing in...More

Thank n0sn0girl
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The $7 entrance fee (no senior discount) should not detour you. Price is worth admission. Ample parking, well kept grounds offer great unobstructed views of the valley below. The state museum itself has many exhibits depicting mining life in Jerome, the tunnel system, the railroad,...More

Thank demoon57
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was the mansion of the mine owner and it is now a museum. The little video is worth watching and it explains the rise and fall of Jerome. There is a lot to see both inside and out. The views of the valley are...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I traveled with my two teen sons. Nothing here that you need to see, unless you're really into turn of the century mining paraphernalia.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

For those that are interested in history and the overall story of Jerome I would highly recommend a stop at the Douglas museum. There is so much to see and learn about the life of Jerome as well as life in general in a once...More

Thank E333d
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We knew nothing about Jerome prior to entering the museum. We stumbled across the town on our way from Vegas to Cottonwood on Highway 89A one evening. We had no idea we were in store for so many curves and were amazed when we saw...More

Thank DisneyTouristGuy
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This museum/house is ok. The best part is the video regarding the town (it's about 20 min). If you love mining, rocks, then you will like this a great deal. I did not find the Douglas family as impressive as others.

Thank nancy w
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a well preserved estate with high quality exhibits that memorialize the history of mining in the area and its impact on the environment, Mine models are excellent depictions of the height and depth of the mines. Period furniture and exhibits of the mining...More

Thank George A. J
Reviewed 12 May 2017

James “Rawhide” Douglas built this mansion in 1916 when Jerome was a booming mining town. In 1962 his son, a former US Ambassador to Great Britain, turned the home over to the Arizona State Park service. Their family’s mine extracted nearly 33 million tons of...More

Thank Devata
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Loads of photos, displays, & information about how Jerome, AZ started. Wonderful models & the grounds are amazing.

Thank Carol S
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Jacquie B
17 March 2016|
Response from Globetrotters910 | Reviewed this property |
the fee is $7.00 per adult. Don't remember if there was a break for seniors. Hours are 8:30 - 5:00. The museum closes 15 minutes earlier than the park (it's gated).